20th Century

Leading Men

By Christopher Castellani - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Leading Men achieves what historical fiction does best. Taking the spotlight from the famous protagonists in history, the novel projects its luminous beam ...Read Review

Fight to the Finish: The First World War – Month by Month

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2018

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

There have been many books written about the Great War. This one, I’d suggest, be made a textbook for secondary schools discussing ...Read Review

The King’s War

By Mark Logue - By Peter Conradi - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

After the success of The King’s Speech, both as a book and a film, Mark Logue (grandson of the speech therapist Lionel ...Read Review

Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust

By Jack J Hersch - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

Although Death March Escape is a true-life story, it is structured like many historical novels in two time streams. The ‘historic’ stream concerns ...Read Review

King Edward VIII: An American Life

By Ted Powell - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

The affair was the scandal and the wedding of the century – and the toll it took on the royal family of England is ...Read Review

Spies: Ireland’s War of Independence.

By Brian Gallagher - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

September 1920, Ireland. Spies tells the story of the War of Independence through the eyes of three children who are thrown together despite their ...Read Review

Night Train, Night Train

By Robert Burleigh - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A young boy takes the Dreyfus Hudson locomotive, the night train, in the 1930s or 40s. Sometime during the night the boy falls ...Read Review

Our Castle by the Sea

By Lucy Strange (author) - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Lucy Strange’s second book takes place on the Kent coast during the first months of the Second World War. Petra and her ...Read Review

I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17)

By Lauren Tarshis - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This book is a part of the very popular series, I Survived, written for upper elementary students. Each book transports the reader to ...Read Review

The Spy with the Red Balloon (The Balloonmakers)

By Katherine Locke - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Ilse and Wolf Klein have a secret: their blood is magical. They are accustomed to keeping secrets, which makes it slightly easier for ...Read Review

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